RE: Timeout parameters

From: "Nagaura, Ryohei" <nagaura(dot)ryohei(at)jp(dot)fujitsu(dot)com>
To: 'Fabien COELHO' <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>, "'pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "AYahorau(at)ibagroup(dot)eu" <AYahorau(at)ibagroup(dot)eu>
Subject: RE: Timeout parameters
Date: 2018-12-07 05:11:58
Message-ID: EDA4195584F5064680D8130B1CA91C453A375F@G01JPEXMBYT04
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Hi,

There was an invisible space, so I removed it.
I registered with 2019-01 commitfest.

Best regards,
---------------------
Ryohei Nagaura

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nagaura, Ryohei [mailto:nagaura(dot)ryohei(at)jp(dot)fujitsu(dot)com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:20 PM
> To: 'Fabien COELHO' <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>;
> 'pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org' <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Cc: Yahorau, A. (IBA) <AYahorau(at)ibagroup(dot)eu>
> Subject: RE: Timeout parameters
>
> Hi, Fabien.
>
> Thank you for your review.
> And I'm very sorry to have kept you waiting so long.
>
>
> About "socket_timeout"
>
> > I'm generally fine with giving more access to low-level parameters to
> users.
> > However, I'm not sure I understand the use case you have that needs
> > these new extensions.
> If you face the following situation, this parameter will be needed.
> 1. The connection between the server and the client has been established
> normally.
> 2. A server process has been received SQL statement.
> 3. The server OS can return an ack packet, but it takes time to execute
> the SQL statement
> Or return the result because the server process is very busy.
> 4. The client wants to close the connection while leaving the job to the
> server.
> In this case, "statement_timeout" can't satisfy at line 4.
>
> > I think that there is some kind of a misnomer: this is not a
> > socket-level timeout, but a client-side query timeout, so it should be
> named differently?
> Yes, I think so.
>
> > I'm not sure how to name it, though.
> Me too.
>
> > I think that the way it works is a little extreme, basically the
> > connection is aborted from within pqWait, and then restarted from scratch.
> >
> > There is no clear way to know about the value of the setting (SHOW,
> > \set, \pset...). Ok, this is already the case of other connection
> parameters.
> If this parameter can be needed, I would like to discuss design and optional
> functions.
> How do you think?
> I'll correct patch of "socket_timeout" after that.
>
>
> About "TCP_USER_TIMEOUT"
> I fixed on the previous feedback.
> Would you review, please?
>
> > There are no tests.
> I introduce the test methods of TCP_USER_TIMEOUT.
>
> Test of client-side TCP_USER_TIMEOUT:
> [client operation]
> 1. Connect DB server.
> postgres=# psql
> postgresql://USERNAME:PASSWORD(at)hostname:port/dbname?tcp_user_timeout=1
> 5000
> 2. Get the port number by the following command:
> postgres=# select inet_client_port();
> 3. Close the client port from the other console of the client machine.
> Please rewrite "56750" to the number confirmed on line 2.
> $ iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 56750 -j DROP 4. Query the
> following SQL:
> postgres=# select pg_sleep(10);
> 5. TCP USER TIMEOUT works correctly if an error message is output to the
> console.
>
> Test of server-side TCP_USER_TIMEOUT:
> [client operation]
> 1. Connect DB server.
> 2. Get the port number by the following command:
> postgres=# select inet_client_port();
> 3. Set the TCP_USER_TIMEOUT by the following command:
> postgres=# set tcp_user_timeout=15000;
> 4. Query the following SQL:
> postgres=# select pg_sleep(10);
> 5. Close the client port from the other console.
> Please rewrite "56750" to the number confirmed on line 2.
> $ iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 56750 -j DROP [server operation]
> 6. Verify the logfile.
>
> > There is no documentation.
> I made a patch of documentation of TCP USER TIMEOUT.
>
> Best regards,
> ---------------------
> Ryohei Nagaura

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TCP_backend_v2.patch application/octet-stream 4.2 KB
TCP_interface_v2.patch application/octet-stream 3.2 KB

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